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THE

BRIGHTSIDE

MUSIC AND EVENT VENUE

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Dayton's home for original live music
- and so much more!
  • Dayton Battle of the Bands - WEEK 6
    Dayton Battle of the Bands - WEEK 6
    Thu, Feb 22
    The Brightside Dayton
    Feb 22, 2024, 7:30 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Feb 22, 2024, 7:30 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Funk / Jam / Progressive / Jazz Week
  • Dayton Silent Disco
    Dayton Silent Disco
    Fri, Feb 23
    Dayton
    Feb 23, 2024, 8:30 PM – Feb 24, 2024, 1:30 AM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Feb 23, 2024, 8:30 PM – Feb 24, 2024, 1:30 AM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    It's a special Sweet Sixthien (aka KimL's Birthday Party!)
  • The Wonderlands & Crabswithoutlegs
    The Wonderlands & Crabswithoutlegs
    Fri, Mar 01
    Dayton
    Mar 01, 2024, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Mar 01, 2024, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Don't miss an epic night of live music!
  • The Big Lebowski - Dayton Dinner Theater
    The Big Lebowski - Dayton Dinner Theater
    Sun, Mar 03
    The Brightside Dayton
    Mar 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Mar 03, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    This is the show that really ties this whole movie schedule together man!
  • Dayton Battle of the Bands 2024 FINALE
    Dayton Battle of the Bands 2024 FINALE
    Sat, Mar 09
    The Brightside Dayton
    Mar 09, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM EST
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM EST
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Help us choose the 2024 winner!
  • Scythian & Arbo - Celtic Rock
    Scythian & Arbo - Celtic Rock
    Thu, Mar 14
    The Brightside Dayton
    Mar 14, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Mar 14, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Scythian returns to the Brightisde to celebrate all things Irish and all things Dayton, together in one epic night, with their friends Arbo.
  • Dixon's Violin
    Dixon's Violin
    Thu, Mar 21
    The Brightside Dayton
    Mar 21, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Mar 21, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    You've never heard violin like this!
  • Hyryder - A Tribute to the Grateful Dead
    Hyryder - A Tribute to the Grateful Dead
    Fri, Mar 22
    The Brightside Dayton
    Mar 22, 2024, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Mar 22, 2024, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
  • Back to the Future - Dayton Dinner Theater
    Back to the Future - Dayton Dinner Theater
    Sun, Mar 24
    The Brightside Dayton
    Mar 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Mar 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Time travel with our fave 80's character: Marty McFly!
  • Dayton Silent Disco - March
    Dayton Silent Disco - March
    Fri, Mar 29
    The Brightside Dayton
    Mar 29, 2024, 8:30 PM – Mar 30, 2024, 2:00 AM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Mar 29, 2024, 8:30 PM – Mar 30, 2024, 2:00 AM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
  • This Must Be the Party
    This Must Be the Party
    Sat, Mar 30
    The Brightside Dayton
    Mar 30, 2024, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Mar 30, 2024, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
    The Brightside Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    An all-star musical celebration of The Talking Heads
  • Taste of Yoga
    Taste of Yoga
    Sun, Nov 17
    Dayton
    Nov 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Nov 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Dayton, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, USA
    Find Your Flow with Beauty Boost
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WELCOME

Oh, hey there!  If you're like us, you're always seeking new music and unique experiences, but couldn't quite find what your were looking for in Dayton, Ohio.

So we decided to take the matter into our own hands and created The Brightside Music and Event Venue!

We're a free-spirited and welcoming space for genuine people.  Our mission is simple - to bring people together to dance, celebrate love, enjoy art, and build stronger community bonds…and have a good time while doing it!

The memories we create together are why we are here.

Plan your visit...

VOD-Vil Bar

Belly up to the Vod-Vil Bar!  It's a popular spot to grab a cocktail and chill with friends. It can even be rented for smaller events & acts.

PARKING

Parking downtown for a show is easy at The Brightside. Check out our parking map with plenty of FREE parking!

PERFORM WITH US

As an upscale, mid-size independent venue, we've hosted a wide range of concerts, shows, and performances.

HOST AN EVENT

Come celebrate with us! Planning a wedding or special event at The Brightside is easy.

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STAY ON THE BRIGHTSIDE OF LIFE!
Becoming a Brightsider is easy!  Just subscribe to our email list for the inside scope on all our upcoming shows and events.

Thanks for subscribing and we promise to only send you cool stuff!

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